PDFsam Visual can convert your color PDF files to grayscale. Text, images, lines, annotations, patterns can all be converted from color to shades of gray. Converting a PDF to grayscale usually generates a smaller file and saves color ink if you need to print it in black and white.

How to convert color PDF files to black and white with PDFsam Visual

  1. Drag and drop the PDF files you want to convert
  2. Select what you want to convert from colors to grayscale (images, text, lines, annotations ..)
  3. Click Save
Convert to grayscale with PDFsam Visual
Save money

When it comes to printing PDF documents, black and white is usually the most cost-effective option. Color printers are expensive and require a lot of ink and toner to create high-quality prints. By converting your PDF files to black and white you can save money on ink and toner, thus making it a cost-effective option.

We value your privacy

Your PDF files are processed locally and never leave your computer. They are not uploaded to any server, keeping them away from prying eyes.

Flexible black and white conversion

You choose what to convert to black and white, the images, the contents of the pages (text, drawings, lines, annotations ..) or both.

Multiple PDF files at once

Our application allows you to convert to grayscale multiple PDF files in one step.

Less strain for your eyes

Black and white documents are easier to read than their colored counterparts, as they don't cause eye strain as much. This makes them ideal for documents that need to be read often or for a long period of time.

Supports all major platforms

PDFsam Visual works on all major operating systems, including Windows, MacOS and Linux.

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